Hopefully NASA's new budget will turn things around
China plans to land the first probe ever on the dark side of the moon in 2018, marking another milestone in its ambitious space program, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
A green propulsion system is being developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne in a public-private partnership with NASA to mature the development of an MPS-130 CubeSat modular system, which will use a propellant known as AF-M315E.
A safe landing on the ocean is key to Elon Musk's dream of sending spacecraft to Mars and back
If we detect them, it could mean a lot about the universe
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Ireland has been chosen as the site for latest expansion of the world's largest connected radio telescope.
The new cut is three minutes and thirty-seven seconds long, and it shows footage from before the launch in Cape Canaveral, Florida as well as during the takeoff and the epic landing.
If true, the discovery would support one of Einstein's major predictions.
After a successful stationary test fire, SpaceX is go for launch.
Sean Martin reports for the express that as Nasa hopes to be the first to put a man on Mars, the European Space Agency (ESA) has altogether different ambitions, saying that it wants to colonise the Moon.
The RTR Turborocket currently under development by Bossard Scientific Research & Development is a cutting edge propulsion system.
Now that SpaceX has managed to land a space rocket at Cape Canaveral, the company is having another go at landing on a barge.
NASA has unveiled the beautiful faces of far-off worlds like Mars, Jupiter, and Pluto, but there's one face it has yet to see: the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa, which is one of the most likely candidate worlds for alien life in our solar system.
Currently scheduled for January 17
If one is going to get into the asteroid mining business, one needs to prove that you can do something with what's brought back.
This year is shaping up as a bumper year in space with new missions ready to launch, deep space missions wrapping up, and commercial space going heavy.
Virgin Galactic's The Spaceship Company is currently building a second SpaceShipTwo vehicle in Mojave, California.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla -- On Dec. 21, 2015, SpaceX made history by having the first stage of one of their Falcon 9 rockets carry out a controlled landing at the Cape's recently-renamed "Landing Zone 1." To say the event was historic would be an u
Atop the giant Mauna Loa volcano, the landscape looks eerily similar to the surface of Mars.
Astronomer Aomawa Shields searches for clues that life might exist elsewhere in the universe by examining the atmospheres of distant exoplanets.
Virgin Galactic is almost back to conducting test flights again. SpaceShipTwo (SST), Tail No. 2 will be unveiled at a special event held at the Mojave Air and Space port, this according to a report appearing on GeekWire.
Nuclear explosions, space collisions, or gentle nudges from an ion beam?
Mark Edge (Co-Host Free Talk Live) In Studio - Tim Pickens (Propulsion Department Manager for Bigelow Aerospace) comes on the show to talk about private space travel and exploration, propulsion technology and materials - Dr. Phranq Tamburri
Logically, many fans are hoping the recovered information found on Gene Roddenberry's computer disks will lead to new Star Trek stories to enjoy.
Plantain sellers, fruit vendors and market stalls line the road as taxis and local tro tro buses dart through the busy high street.
As noted in our recap of the year's biggest space stories, the past 12 months have been a riveting joyride complete with spacecraft redemption, juicy rivalries, and Plutonian glamor shots. In short, 2016 has big spaceboots to fill.
SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully made it back to Earth last month, touching down gently at Cape Canaveral after traveling out of our atmosphere, into space, and back again.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) may have to delay the first test flight of its experimental Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) spaceplane.
When it comes to daring space adventures, 2015 will be a tough act to follow. As noted in our recap of the year's biggest space stories, the past 12 months have been a riveting joyride complete with spacecraft redemption, juicy rivalries, and Pluto